Zapatero already more notorious than Chamberlain–in the US

John Chappell suggests (scroll quickly past the bizarre homophobic rant) that “pull a Spain” (“hacer una españolada“) is becoming the new “pull a Chamberlain”, an expression for poorly reasoned cowardice. That’s clearly true for Americans in pyjamas, but doesn’t yet apply to British+ anklebiters. Here are the official results (in ghits) from the gorpus:

  a Zapatero a Chamberlain a Spain
pull () 15 8 378
do () 11 21 53

I think that you probably already have a rough idea of what you will find if you Google “do a Bush”.

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